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mannite

[man-ahyt] /ˈmæn aɪt/
noun
1.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; mann(ose) + -ite1
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  • Raise the temperature of the hot plate until the mannite melts.
British Dictionary definitions for mannite

mannitol

/ˈmænɪˌtɒl/
noun
1.
a white crystalline water-soluble sweet-tasting alcohol, found in plants and used in diet sweets and as a dietary supplement (E421). Formula: C6H14O6
Derived Forms
mannitic (məˈnɪtɪk) adjective
Word Origin
from mannose + -ite² + -ol1
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